Dr. Johannes Heim

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Lehrstuhl für Englische Sprachwissenschaft

Raum E.31
Ernst-Lohmeyer-Platz 3
17489 Greifswald

Telefon +49 3834 420 3356

Digitale Sprechstunde montags 16-17 Uhr unter https://whereby.com/jheim

Kurse im Sommersemester 2020:

  • First Language Acquisition, Mittwoch 12-14 Uhr. 
  • Writing for Master's Students, Mittwoch 16-18 Uhr.
  • Linguistic Tool Case, Donnerstag 16-17 Uhr (bzw. Montags, 14-16Uhr online).


Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • accepted  Wiltschko, M. & J. Heim. Grounding Beliefs: Structured Variation in Canadian Discourse Particles. To appear in Exoticism in English tag questions:
                     Strengthening arguments and caressing the social wheel
    , edited by B. Achiri-Taboh, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • in press    Heim, J. & M. Wiltschko. Interaction at the prosody-syntax interface. Accepted for publication in: G. Kentner & J. Kremers (Eds.) Prosody in syntactic
    : Special Issue in Linguistische Arbeiten. De Gruyter.
  • 2019         Heim, J. Turn-peripheral management of Common Ground: A study of Swabian gell. Journal of Pragmatics, 141, 130-146.
  • 2016         Wiltschko, M. & J. Heim. The syntax of confirmationals. In: G. Kaltenböck, E. Keiyer and A. Lohrmann, Outside the Clause: Form and function of extra-
                      clausal constituents
    , 305-340.
  • 2016         Heim, J., H. Keupdjio, Z. W. M Lam, A. Osa-Gómez, S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko. Intonation and Particles as Speech Act Modifiers: A Syntactic Analysis.
                      Studies in Chinese Linguistics, 37(2), 109-129.

Vorträge (Auswahl)

  • 2019   Cross-linguistic belief-variation in non-canonical response questions. Workshop on Non-canonical Questions in German, French, and Beyond.
                University of   Konstanz, November 21-22, 2019 (w. M. Wiltschko)    
  • 2019   Speech Acts at the Syntax-Prosody Interface. SPAGAD-1 Workshop on Speech acts in Grammar and Discourse - Syntactic and Semantic Modeling.
                Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin, October 30 to Novemebr 1, 2019
  • 2019   Encoding Commitment and Engagement. 4th Intonation Workshop, University of Toronto, February 15, 2019.
  • 2018   Speech Acts Are Epiphenomenal: Deconstructing Questions and Statements. Semantics and Philosophy in Europe (SPE10), Barcelona, 17-19 December,
                Universitat Pompeu Fabra (with M. Wiltschko).
  • 2018   Deaccenting and focus sensitivity. Given! A Workshop to celebrate the life and work of Michael Rochemont, University of British Columbia,
                December 5/6, 2018.
  • 2017  Syntactic integration of sentential intonation. 39. Jahrestagung der DGfS – AG 6. University of Saarbrücken. March 8-10, 2017 (with M. Wiltschko).
  • 2017   Meaning of rising intonation. 2nd Intonation Workshop, University of Toronto, February 16/17, 2017.
  • 2015   Expertise, Distribution, and Intonation in German Peripheral Discourse Markers. 14th IPRA Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, 26-31 July 2015.
  • 2015   Left of the left periphery: The syntax of discourse markers. WCCFL 2015, SFU, Vancouver, March 26-29, 2015
                (with H. Keupdjio, A. Osa-Gómez, S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko). 
  • 2015   Requesting confirmation with intonation and sentence-peripheral discourse markers. 37. Jahrestagung der DGfS – AG 6. University of Leipzig. March 2015
                (with M. Wiltschko).
  • 2014   The syntax of sentence peripheral discourse markers. A neo-performative analysis. Outside the clause: Form and function of Extra-clausal constituents.      
                University of Vienna. July 2014 (with M. Wiltschko).
  • 2012   Categorizing Parasitic Gaps. Linguistic Evidence 2010. University of Tübingen, February 9, 2012.


Forschung: Syntax, Pragmatik, Prosodie, Informationsstruktur, Erstspracherwerb, Psycholinguistik

Lehre: Allgemeine und angewandte Sprachwissenschaft, Sprachpraxis, Forschungsmethoden